A member of the Bahrain Arts Society, Jamal Abdul Rahim works in a range of media and has produced twenty-five livres d'artistes. From 1992, he participated in group exhibitions in the Middle East, Europe and East Asia; from 1999, he has held eleven solo exhibitions in the Arab world. His awards include the Second Prize of the Fourth Biennial of Sharjah, 1999; Jury Prize in the Third Egyptian International Print Triennial, 1999; and First Prize in Mini Print Internationals in Spain and Argentina, 2005. His works are held in private and public collections in the Middle East and Spain. He lives and works in Bahrain.